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The Case of the Unidentified Industries
Looking at the 14 sets of financial results, it is those in column “M” that best represent an airline company. One of the key indicators that firm M is in the airline business is the absence of inventories which is a clear indicator that this is a service firm. Another indicator that firm M is an airline company is the high amount of plant and equipment. Airplanes are expensive to buy, thus it is expected that most of the assets for an airline company will be tied up in equipment. Additionally, collection period for this firm is only 7 days which is an indication that this is a firm that primarily collects cash in advance....
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